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FuminRed

Grape varieties
Grape varieties
Percentages
minimum 85% Fumin, maximum 15% other dark grape vines
Details

This wine with pleasing olfactive sensations, is made from grapes which require good sunny exposure in order to express their maximum potentiality. An old oenological treasure recently rediscovered and enhanced, thanks to ageing in wood and later bottles.

Cultivation system :  low rows with guyot pruning.

DOC Production allowed :  100 quintals of grapes per hectare.

Vinification yield :  70% of the harvest.

Vinification : traditional with grape skins.

Ageing : minimum 5 months from the December following the grape harvest.

Surface area : surface area registered in the DOC Vineyard Register is 9.30 hectares (2004).

Production : declared for DOC:  224 hectolitres (2003).

Colour : deep vermilion with clear purplish reflections.

Aroma : intense and persistent characterised by spicy and vegetable notes which take on balsamic overtones with age.

Taste : broad, warm, pleasantly smooth, the elegance of its tannins renders it velvety. The final sensations are full-bodied and strongly persistent.

Alcoholic strength : 12° - 13.5°.

Acidity : minimum 4.5 grammes per litre expressed in tartaric acid.

How to serve:
Fumin is ideal with red meat, civet and game in general, as well as with well-matured cheese.

Uncork a few hours before serving in medium-wide glasses at a temperature of 20° C.  In a very few cases, decanting is advised.

Wine producers

Chateau Feuillet of Fiorano Maurizio

Itinerary 2Private winemaker Saint-Pierre
Chateau Feuillet
Today, the business produces five DOCs (Torrette - Fumin - Chardonnay - Petite Arvine - Pinot Noir) and is on the market with 18,000 bottles.

Di Barrò of Elvira Stefania Rini

Itinerary 2Private winemaker Saint-Pierre
Di Barrò
The name of the business in patois means 'from/to the casks' that were used for the transportation to the cellar of the grapes.

Feudo di San Maurizio of Vallet Michel

Itinerary 2Private winemaker Sarre
Feudo di San Maurizio
The story of the 'Feudo di San Maurizio' began in 1989 from a dream-bet of three friends: to produce quality wine in Sarre.

La Crotta di Vegneron

Itinerary 4Cooperative cellar Chambave
La Crotta di Vegneron, cooperative cellar Chambave
The structure became operative in 1985 with a production of 1191 q of grapes with contributions of about 60 partners.

La Vrille

Itinerary 4Private winemaker Verrayes
Agritourism business la Vrille
The agritourism business on the via Francigena welcomes you to the heart of the Valdostan vineyards and produces various DOC wines.

L'Atoueyo of Saraillon Fernanda

Itinerary 2Private winemaker Aymavilles
Fernanda Saraillon
The business uses as its symbol the Atoueyo, a dialect term indicating the little chapels scattered along the trails.

Le Clocher of Charrère Danilo

Itinerary 3Private winemaker Jovençan
The wine business of Charrère Danilo produces 20,000 bottles per year; tastings available by appointment.

Les Crêtes

Itinerary 2Private winemaker Aymavilles
Les Crêtes
Les Cretes believes great wines start with quality grapes, that's why vineyard management is based on the protection of the terroir.

Les Granges

Itinerary 3Private winemaker Nus
The owners of the wine business Les Granges
The vineyards extend over 2.6 hectares with a current production of 14,000 bottles of quality wine from various grape varieties.

Lo Triolet of Marco Martin

Itinerary 2Private winemaker Introd
Lo Triolet
Its origins arise from a great passion for the cultivation of the typical vinestocks of the Valdostan vignerons.

Maison Agricole D&D

Itinerary 3Private winemaker Aosta
Maison Agricole D&D
A small family run farm founded in 2002 founded with the goal of maintaining the family land and to recover abandoned parcels.

Maison Vigneronne Frères Grosjean

Itinerary 3Private winemaker Quart
Vineyards
It was then in 1969 that Father Dauphin began to bottle his wine involving his 5 children in the activity.

Rosset Nicola

Itinerary 3Private winemaker Quart
Rosset Nicola: wine producer
The wine business produces 20,000 bottles per year; it organizes wine tastings for groups.